30+ days ago


Hemel Hempstead, HC


RSK Environment Ltd, a member of the RSK Group plc, includes a Materials & Structures department based in Hemel Hempstead that provides specialist inspection, surveying and investigation services into the built environment. The department also includes a UKAS-accredited materials-testing laboratory, which enables us to provide a full in house service for evaluating engineering properties and condition factors of construction materials and provide our clients with detailed assessment reports and guidance.

Site Technician – Hemel Hempstead

Do you want to work for a multi-disciplinary consultancy providing services for over 40 years, with market leading capabilities across the construction, services and rail sectors?

We have an exciting opportunity for you at RSK to join our Materials & Structures business, providing specialist inspection, surveying and investigation services within the built environment. The department also includes a UKAS-accredited laboratory, enabling us to provide in house services for evaluating construction materials and to assist our clients with detailed assessment reports and guidance.

What you can expect in this position

  • Primarily site-based, with some office/stores time
  • Working in a team with civil/structural engineers and project managers
  • Mainly in London and the south-east but can be nationwide and occasionally international
  • Suitable training will be provided
  • Mainly physical work, loading vans, carrying and operating equipment
  • Working at height and in confined spaces may be required
  • Anti-social hours sometimes required (evenings/night-time/ weekends)
  • Occasional requirement to stay away from home (expenses paid)
  • Opportunities to develop a career in the construction engineering sector

What you'll be doing:

  • Testing and sampling of existing structures
  • Structural investigations (breaking out concrete)
  • Condition surveys
  • Working in varied and challenging locations, from construction sites to historic buildings

What we're looking for:

  • Enthusiasm and a willingness to learn
  • Construction/site experience an advantage
  • Good mathematics/science and/or practical skills an advantage
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Computer literate, familiar with Microsoft Office applications (AutoCAD an advantage)
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Good organisational skills
  • Must hold a full UK driving licence

Qualifications/ Certification

  • GCSE grade A-C in mathematics, English and science.

Salary & benefits:

  • £Commensurate with experience
  • Contributory Pension Scheme and life assurance cover
  • Flexible benefits programme with the option to buy additional holidays and private health care
  • We encourage Continuing Professional Development and are committed to supporting staff in furthering their education through in-house training or formalised education externally.
  • Professional institution fees and training will be covered.

All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK. For further information please contact Kate Hart, HR Business Partner on 07793365859 or email .

We operate an open, welcoming and relaxed management culture that nurtures the continuous improvement and innovation of our workplace and employees. Our positive management culture has enabled us to achieve a staff turnover rate that remains consistently below the industry average.

Adopting a proactive growth strategy enables us to run a sustainable and profitable business while providing new and exciting career opportunities for all. As an entrepreneurial organisation, we encourage and foster the growth of our employees. When joining RSK, a mentor will work besides you to ensure you set and achieve your goals. We further encourage Continuous Professional Development by opening opportunities for a promotional fast track, providing staff with a rewarding and challenging career and promoting employees to reach their full potential.

RSK recognises the importance employee retention has on establishing a successful organisation. With this knowledge in mind, we intend for all employees to maintain a healthy work life balance, with many opportunities for flexible working hours, locality flexibility, social activities, and community involvement projects. RSK also prides itself on supporting the health and wellbeing of our employees.

Listed as being one ofthe top10 UK environmental consultancies (Environmental Analyst)and number 42 in the Sunday Times Fastrack 200 which rates the success of private companies in the UK, there has never been a more exciting time to join RSK.

All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK.

RSK is committed to our Corporate Responsibility strategy. We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with the community and education groups; to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to work; and to promote Corporate Responsibility throughout our supply chain.

RSK Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Source: RSK Group